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Name: Phinnarat  Akharawatthanakun (IPA: phin-na-rát ʔàk-kha-ráʔ-wát-tha-naː-kun)
Institution: Payap University
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State and/or Country: Chiang Mai
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Thai, Northern
Language Family(ies): Tai
Southwestern Tai
Selected Publications: Akharawatthanakun, Phinnarat. 2011. Contact-Induced Vowel Variation: A Case Study of the High Short Vowels /i/ And /u/ in Lue and Khün. MANUSYA. Regular Issue, 14 (2).

Akharawatthanakun, Phinnarat. 2010. Phonological Variation in Phuan. MANUSYA. Regular Issue, 13 (2).

Akharawatthanakun, Phinnarat. 2006. ““Lao” and “Thai”: The Confusion of ethnic names”. In Krisdawan Hongladarom and Chantima Iamanon (eds.) Mong Sangkhom Phaan Wathakam (Seeing the Societies through Speech). Bangkok: Chulalongkorn University Press, pp. 135-163. (in Thai).

Akharawatthanakun, Phinnarat. 2004. “Tonal variation and change in dialects in contact: A case study of Lao.” Manusya 7.1 (March 2004): pp. 56-95.

Akharawatthanakun, Phinnarat. 2002. “Tonal variations and changes in a language mixture area: A case study of Northeastern Thailand (Isan).” Manusya 5.2 (September 2002): pp. 30-51.
Courses Taught: Phonological Analysis
Historical and Comparative Linguistics
Field Methods in Linguistics
Academic Paper Abstract: A Comparative Study of the Tonal System in the Speech of the "Lao", the "Nyo" and the "Phutai" in That Phanom District, Nakhon Phanom Province

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